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Fitch Rates Montgomery County, MD's $821.87MM GOs 'AAA'; Outlook Stable
Wed, 22 Oct 2014 09:12:00 -0700

Fitch Ratings has assigned the following ratings to Montgomery County, Maryland general obligation bonds:

The Marching Virginians lead the way with Hokies for The Hungry
Tue, 21 Oct 2014 14:33:28 -0700

On game day we focus on the plays that happen in all four quarters, but we also focus on the half time show and the energy Virginia Tech's band brings to the field.

Mathews: Why increasing content is tough in Montgomery County public schools
Sun, 19 Oct 2014 13:17:00 -0700

One official says teachers don?t want more content. Another says they need it. But they must have help.

Snapshots of candidates for at-large seats on Montgomery County Council
Mon, 20 Oct 2014 07:31:39 -0700

The campaign forum drew nine candidates for four County Council seats to talk schools and transit.

Police seek info about sex offender
Sun, 12 Oct 2014 17:52:08 -0700

This story was updated at 1:15 p.m. Oct. 7, 2014. Police in Montgomery County and Bedford County, Va. are seeking information about the uncle of a convicted sex offender in connection with the 39-year-old disappearance of two Kensington girls.

Most deer-related crashes in Virginia happen during fall
Wed, 22 Oct 2014 08:51:13 -0700

Nearly 55 percent of deer-related crashes in Virginia happen during October, November and December, according to the Department of Motor Vehicles.

Teen escapee stole police cruiser in Virginia, led officers on chase
Thu, 16 Oct 2014 12:34:19 -0700

A 15-year-old escapee from Montgomery County led officers in Virginia on a high-speed chase in a stolen police cruiser before he was finally arrested Friday morning.

County championship ready to run -- Gazette.Net
Sat, 18 Oct 2014 02:29:32 -0700

As much as Saturday’s Montgomery County cross country championship will be about certain teams establishing themselves as the county’s best, when it comes down to it, each runner is focused on beating the person next to him or her, Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School coach Chad Young said.

City council to meet on Confederate Flag controversy in November
Wed, 22 Oct 2014 10:41:26 -0700

Danville's city manager announces the city council will consider a resolution regarding a confederate flag flying on the grounds of the Danville Museum of Fine Arts and History.

All Opinions Are Local: A Mosaic in Montgomery County?
Fri, 03 Oct 2014 12:48:36 -0700

The developer of a successful mixed-use neighborhood in Virginia has plans for Burtonsville.